Files with EnCiPhErEd extension are files encrypted using ransomware malware (cryptovirus). This program makes "fun" and encrypts your files with a password. 

There is one other file type using
the ENCIPHERED file extension!

empty icon.EnCiPhErEd - Xorist Ransomware affected file

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Software that open enciphered file

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ENCIPHERED file extension - Malware (ransomware) encoded file

What is enciphered file? How to open enciphered files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The EnCiPhErEd file extension is associated with the ransomware (cryptovirus) that encodes data in infected computer. The .enciphered file contains encrypted data. User have 5 attempts to put right code to decode data. If he does not put a right code for 5 times, malware will delete itself from computer and leave data encoded.

Malware puts .enciphered file extension behind original file extension. For example document.txt.EnCiPhErEd

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .enciphered file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .enciphered file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open enciphered file, edit enciphered file, convert enciphered file, view enciphered file, play enciphered file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with enciphered file - Malware (ransomware) encoded file

Click on the software link for more information about Avast Antivirus. Avast Antivirus uses enciphered file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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